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Arsenal (2017)

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A Southern mobster attempts to rescue his kidnapped brother.


Steven C. Miller


Jason Mosberg





Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolas Cage ... Eddie King
John Cusack ... Sal
Adrian Grenier ... JP
Johnathon Schaech ... Mikey
Lydia Hull ... Lizzie
William Mark McCullough ... Luca
Abbie Gayle ... Alexis
Kelton DuMont ... Young JP
Zachary Legendre Zachary Legendre ... Young Mikey
Megan Leonard ... Vicki
Shea Buckner ... Rusty
Dylan DePaula Dylan DePaula ... Young Mikey's Friend
C.J. LeBlanc ... Hoya (as Chris LeBlanc)
Christopher Coppola ... Buddy King
Christopher Rob Bowen ... Rob


A powerful action thriller, ARSENAL tells the intertwining stories of the Lindel brothers, Mikey (Johnathon Schaech) and JP (Adrian Grenier), who had only each other to rely on growing up. As adults, JP found success as the owner of a construction company, while Mikey became a small-time mobster, mired in a life of petty crime. When Mikey is kidnapped and held for a ransom by ruthless crime boss Eddie King (Nicolas Cage), JP turns to the brothers' old pal Sal (John Cusack), a plain clothes detective for help. In order to rescue his brother, JP must risk everything and unleash his vengeance against King's relentless army of gangsters.

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Brotherhood has its price.


Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brutal bloody violence, language throughout, and drug use | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


Eddie King's older brother, Buddy, is played by Christopher Coppola. Cristopher Coppola is in fact the older brother of Nicolas Cage (born Nicolas Kim Coppola). See more »


JP: Katrina didn't force us out and neither will
[Eddie King]
JP: he
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »


Poverty, CA
Written and Performed by Benjamin Daniel Zarai
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It's an okay time waster, but don't' hope for anything more
30 May 2017 | by alanpginiSee all my reviews

Call it a brother love, blue collar descends to crime collar movie. Cusack and Cage obviously slummed to do this. If blue collar life now equals drugs and one or less parents, lets hear it for Hollywood stereotyping. I can see why Cusack maybe had to do this. He isn't seen much anymore. But Cage still seems to be working. The whole reason for this movie, is a big question mark. Is it to feature this new actor Grenier? Who knows? The script tries for Tarentino and fails. The Grenier character, J.P., somehow has unexplained combat skills, even though he just owns a construction company. His business partner has a neck brace on later into the movie, but that is never explained, just inferred. And the brothers get away with what they get away with at the end without, well, any explanation at all. Is it worth the watch? Only if there isn't anything better to watch. Or if you have anything better to do Cage's and Cusack's presence are what no doubt will lead people to watch this. But you will be disappointed if you want to see something up to the level of these stars.

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Release Date:

6 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Biloxi, Mississippi, USA


Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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